Day: March 5, 2011

Lucas, Trogele Lead Lady Lions to Big Ten Final

As players, Maggie Lucas and Julia Trogele do not have much in common. Lucas is a guard, a freshman, a bench player, and is known for her 3-point shooting. Trogele is a forward, a senior, a starter, and is known more for her rebounding and leadership. What the two do have in common is the fact that they led the Penn State women's basketball team to the Big Ten Championship game by beating Illinois 79-64 on Saturday.

The Lady Lions will take on Ohio State in the final of the Big Ten Tournament on Sunday at 3:30 p.m. Penn State is looking for their first Big Ten Tournament title since 1996.

Lady Lions Advance in Big Ten Tourney

Alex Bentley had 19 points, and the Penn State women’s basketball team used an up-tempo offense to beat Purdue 73-61 on Friday. With the win, Penn State advances to the Big Ten Tournament semifinals against Illinois on Saturday at 5 p.m.